Ile-de-France: top 10 occupations and sectors recruiting in 2022

What are the sectors and occupations that will recruit the most in your area this year? L’Etudiant examined the latest hiring forecast data. Discover the ten most important sectors and most promising professions in Ile-de-France.

More than 532,000 hires planned for 2022 in Ile-de-France (IDF). Welcome to the richest region of France and even Europe! Ile-de-France represents 31% of France’s gross domestic product (GDP) and concentrates 40% of research and development activities, a source of innovation. The region also concentrates almost a quarter of the jobs in France (23%) and even almost half for the most qualified jobs (bac+4/5 and more).

Where to find a job if you live in Ile-de-France? L’Etudiant has identified the top ten sectors that are recruiting the most in Ile-de-France this year. They alone will provide 220,000 jobs, or 40% of the region’s recruiting projects by 2022.

1. Care and Aid Relationship Occupations: Over 36,000 Hires in IDF by 2022

If you have the taste of others, you will easily find work in care. In the region, there is still a great need for carers (11,940 vacancies in 2022), nurses (7,150 vacancies) and domestic and domestic help (11,260 vacancies). 6,290 specialist educator positions will also be recruited into IDF. The government has decided on wage increases for medical-social staff working in hospitals, nursing homes…

You can also train paid in these care professions by signing an apprenticeship contract (young people in initial training) or a professionalization contract (adults in retraining).

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2. Trade Sales, Trade, Mass Distribution: 34,500 Vacancies in IDF

Business is back! Clothing sales (9,940 jobs), food products (6,020 jobs), DIY furniture (2,320 jobs)… DNumerous positions will be filled this year in sales and commerce in Ile-de-France.

Add to this the positions of cashiers (5,000 planned hires), cashiers in large and medium-sized stores (7,930 positions), generalist salesperson (1,750 or even telemarketers (1610 positions)… Some There should be 34,570 recruits in the IDF trade this year. Trade is the sector with the most young people under the age of 25.

3. Hospitality and catering: more than 33,000 jobs in the Paris region

The page of the Covid-19 crisis has almost turned and tourist activity is skyrocketing again! In addition, the Ile-de-France region aims to once again become the most important tourist region in the world, which it was in 2019.

With the recovery, vacancies are huge in the catering industry : the sector has a high turnover of its teams. It lost 230,000 workers during the health crisis. As a result, hotels, cafes, restaurants in the Ile-de-France have a very high need for cooks (9340 jobs), catering workers (18,800 jobs) or cafe restaurant servers (13,650 jobs). 5,790 employee positions will also be filled in the hotel industry. To attract candidates, the sector negotiated an average salary increase of 16% in early 2022.

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4. Culture, art and entertainment: more than 31,000 vacancies

Paris, the capital of the arts! The Ile-de-France region is home to 27% of the theater companies, 31% of the dance companies and four of the five national theatres. Dancers, actors, show technicians…

After two years of shutdown and difficult recovery, the culture sector is picking up again: 24,000 recruitments of artists and 7,740 entertainment professionals (technicians) are planned in IDF this year.

Nearly half of these jobs are seasonal (festivals, etc.) and in this sector, artists in the light and technicians in the shade most often work intermittently.

5. Safety cleaning: 30,000 jobs in the Paris region

Offices, warehouses, factories, shops… Many buildings need to be protected and maintained: the needs are therefore enormous and recurring in terms of maintenance personnel (17,230) and security and care personnel (12,810 positions)† The prospect of the 2024 Olympics in Paris will bring a lot of employment and training in the security and cleaning professions.

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6. Packaging, Handling, Short Distance Delivery: Over 23,000 Jobs in IDF

The handling, logistics and transport sector is a job machine, partly stimulated by the rise of e-commerce. Many jobs to be filled in Ile-de-France do not require a qualification.

Pôle Emploi has identified 10,340 vacancies for unskilled workers in the packaging and handling sector in Ile-de-France† There are also 2,310 skilled jobs available. Finally deliver orders, 9,430 close range delivery positions are also available This year.

Ile-de-France concentrates the largest companies in the country: headquarters, R&D centers To innovate and ensure digital and environmental transitions, the research or IT professions have significant recruiting needs for well-made heads.

19,760 recruitment projects have been identified for engineering and research or research and development leadership positions, as well as IT project managers in the region.

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8. Finance, accounting, management, human resources: 14,000 senior positions in Ile-de-France

The transversal functions of the company will not stand still this year. Men and women are always in high demand in numbers or in law. About 10,000 hires are expected this year for executive positions in finance and management accounting.

An additional 2,750 personnel or recruitment management positions and 1,300 legal positions will be added.

9. Marketing, Sales and Purchasing: Over 12,000 Management Functions


Do you have a business or management school student profile at the university? The need for engineers and technical-commercial executives will reach 6,480 positions in 2022 in the IDF region† If we add sales and marketing managers and marketing specialists (5,780 positions), more than 12,000 executive recruitment projects in key purchasing, marketing and sales functions are planned this year.

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10. Teaching and Training Occupations: More than 7,800 teaching positions in IDF

Are you a pedagogue and do you enjoy transmitting, teaching? Hiring teaching professions. Good choice for beginners: these jobs make sense and experience a pay rise at the start of their career. About 390 teacher posts have to be filled in primary education.

In secondary, the needs are much greater and almost ten times more numerous: 3,590 functions. At higher education level, 720 vacancies will have to be filled in Ile-de-France. Finally, 3,220 other trainer positions are offered by training institutes.

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